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National Science and Media Museum

Family visits

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With free entry and lots to see, the National Science and Media Museum is the perfect place for a family day out.

Explore eight floors of galleries, tuck into lunch in our café, and enjoy a film in one of our three cinemas. You can discover even more with our new app, Treasure Hunters—investigate our collection, compete against your family and score points by taking photos!

Accept challenges, battle against your friends and family, and team up to win badges with our new app, Treasure Hunters (recommended for ages 5+).

Create a unique tour of the museum that changes every time you play. Then continue the fun at home and make connections between our amazing collection and the objects you use every day.

It’s free to download and taking part is as easy as taking a photo. Get ready to explore, snap and score!

What to see and do

There’s plenty for families to enjoy at the museum. Wonderlab is packed with mind-bending interactive experiments that bring science to life. Our other permanent galleries explore the history of photography, animation, TV, videogames and the internet, with lots of hands-on elements to keep young minds occupied.

Check our listings to see what’s on for families when you visit—don’t miss our spectacular live shows!

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